Harkaitz Cano on Basque literature in Ireland

Euskara. Kultura. Mundura.

2014-10-14

The Basque writer Harkaitz Cano  will travel to Ireland this week, in order to participate in a series of Basque literature related activities, supported by the Etxepare Basque Institute.


The first stop will be on October 17 in the city of Cork, where he will attend the symposium Readings from the Periphery  at the University of Cork, which will focus on the analysis of the importance of writing in a minority language nowadays. Harkaitz Cano will be accompanied at that meeting by the Galician writers Marta Dacosta and Isaac Xubín. They will also read poetry in their respective languages. This symposium is held in collaboration with the Etxepare Institute Basque Language and Culture readership at the University of Cork.

The Basque writer will later head to Dublin, where he will attend the ISLA Literary Festival,  organize with the collaboration of the Etxepare Basque Institute, among other organizations. This festival will gather at the Instituto Cervantes in Dublin both acclaimed and emerging writers from Ireland, the Spanish State and Latin America, as well as various personalities related to literature. This year´s edition, which will be the third one, will take place from 17 to 19 October; Harkaitz Cano will be in the program on October 18, a day generically titled "We all love stories" that will feature the participation of writers Claire Keegan, Harkaitz Cano and Mary O´Malley in the event entitled "Tell me the story again", in which they will discuss the value of the short stories. The Basque writer will also participate in a poetry reading along the program of the day.

The Belfast Festival at Queen’s  in Belfast will be the last stop of the tour. Cano will be there on October 19, along with two stars of the Northern Irish literature: Deirdre Cartmill and Maria McManus. The three of them will offer a talk devoted to analyzing the Irish and Basque literatures.

The Basque writer Harkaitz Cano  will travel to Ireland this week, in order to participate in a series of Basque literature related activities, supported by the Etxepare Basque Institute.


The first stop will be on October 17 in the city of Cork, where he will attend the symposium Readings from the Periphery  at the University of Cork, which will focus on the analysis of the importance of writing in a minority language nowadays. Harkaitz Cano will be accompanied at that meeting by the Galician writers Marta Dacosta and Isaac Xubín. They will also read poetry in their respective languages. This symposium is held in collaboration with the Etxepare Institute Basque Language and Culture readership at the University of Cork.

The Basque writer will later head to Dublin, where he will attend the ISLA Literary Festival,  organize with the collaboration of the Etxepare Basque Institute, among other organizations. This festival will gather at the Instituto Cervantes in Dublin both acclaimed and emerging writers from Ireland, the Spanish State and Latin America, as well as various personalities related to literature. This year´s edition, which will be the third one, will take place from 17 to 19 October; Harkaitz Cano will be in the program on October 18, a day generically titled "We all love stories" that will feature the participation of writers Claire Keegan, Harkaitz Cano and Mary O´Malley in the event entitled "Tell me the story again", in which they will discuss the value of the short stories. The Basque writer will also participate in a poetry reading along the program of the day.

The Belfast Festival at Queen’s  in Belfast will be the last stop of the tour. Cano will be there on October 19, along with two stars of the Northern Irish literature: Deirdre Cartmill and Maria McManus. The three of them will offer a talk devoted to analyzing the Irish and Basque literatures.

 

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